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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: health center kinda sucks... hard to just walk in if need be

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: obsessed with this school... you will not regret it ROLL DUKES

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I know I will leaves JMU's Education Program with a job... I am hopeful for the future.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Freshman year was fine and fun DONT LIVE ON CAMPUS SOPH YEAR move off be on your own its annoying to have RA's sophomore year..

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am in a sorority and I love it. However, some of my best friends are not in my sorority. It is not cliquey to the point where you can't be friends with people not in it. You can get into frat parties without being in a sorority but being a guy its really hard to get in unless you're in the frat... if you're a guy and wanna have fun... rush.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Football is huge at JMU mainly because the tailgates are off the charts! All other sports don't have the biggest turn out but people still go... Everyone here just bleeds purple and gold and will go to games if they want to.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I LOVE JMU! I have made my best friends, have had very kind and caring professors and it is drop dead gorgeous! I love this school and want to cry that I will ever have to grow up and leave Harrisonburg.

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: A decent amount of people on my campus use drugs. The police are very active in stopping these students, though.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The only threat at this school is sexual assault. There have been more than a few this year alone. I believe there are great support systems at this school to help victims, though. Something else I find interesting is we have a thing called Safe Rides. You can call them and they will pick you up and drive you to your desired location if you feel unsafe walking.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I was always told that my first couple of years of college would involve mostly large (200+) lecture classes. Fortunately, at James Madison University, a lot of classes, even the general education courses, are small class sizes. Having a smaller class is extremely helpful, especially to freshmen, when you need help understanding something.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I haven't had a lot of experience with employers recruiting people on campus or the career center, but I can say that I think having a degree from my school looks good on job applications. I am a psychology major and philosophy minor in the pre-medicine program and I think with these accomplishments, I will be able to get my desired job in the future.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: The quality of housing on campus depends on what area/building is in question. For example, my building is on the lower end of the quality spectrum. It is not very pretty or spacious. Some buildings don't even have air conditioning, but others are beautiful, spacious, and have many amenities.

3 College Freshman

Greek Life: I do not know much about my university's Greek Life, but I know they do volunteer work and community service and even fund raisers. From that limited information it seems that they are helpful to the community. They also are sometimes irresponsible, though. Some fraternities have gotten in trouble quite a lot of times.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: There is a ton of support by students and alumni for our sports. The games are always extremely spirited and exciting.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: James Madison University has a wide variety of courses and programs that take into account various choices of students. I also think the environment is great because everyone is so friendly and the scenery is beautiful.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: Football is only big sport. Turn up is okay but people leave before half time. Game day came to out school.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Fell relatively safe but I have too many night classes which make me feel unsafe

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Not all professors are clear or helpful. Classes are so hard to schedule that they interfere with acticities

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3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Don't know at this time

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Tried for two years to get in one with no success

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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I don't participate so hard to rate

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2 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The health center doesn't give you anything when your sick and you have to go elsewhere to get what you really need.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: You really just have to keep up with all your school work and if you have trouble see the professors.

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3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: From what I've heard professors help students get jobs and recommend them to clients.

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3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: It all really depends on where you live, some places are better than others.

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JMU offers a strong community, with students displaying an overwhelming amount of pride. You'll find you will love this school simply because every other student carries that same love. This sense of spirit is infectious. Harrisonburg has been named the "friendly city" by students, faculty, parents, and townfolk, and it’s no surprise why. Each year offers unique experiences that keep you coming back for more. JMU might not be charmed with the best football team in college history, but with the overwhelming amount of pride and zeal displayed at each game, it seems the perfect team for a enthusiastic school.

One pitfall might be the lack of nearby attractions or activities to enjoy on a weekend night. This can result in a many people resorting to parties as their means of entertainment. While Harrisonburg is by no means urbanized, you'll find some of your best memories on the nights you spend with your peers. Whichever friend group you click into, you'll find a little piece of yourself on this campus.

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